Story 2008-03-22 Cincinnati, OH

22.03.08 Cincinnati, OH, intro to “Darlington County”
“Good evening, fine citizens of Cincinnati! (crowd cheers) we´re so glad to be here in your beautiful city tonight (crowd cheers) are you ready for the biggest little bar band in the world? (crowd cheers) then all I wanna know is is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers)…”

22.03.08 Cincinnati, OH, intro to “Radio Nowhere”
“Good evening!…”

22.03.08 Cincinnati, OH, intro to “Magic”
“Good evening everybody! (crowd cheers) alright, thanks for coming out tonight, thank you very much (crowd cheers) Patti sends her love…I tell the folks we´ve got three teenagers now…so, uh…as I left the, uh, hash brownies were just coming out of the over, it was…Patti´ll take care of that, she´s got it, she´ll take care of that (chuckles) but, uh…Danny sends his best, we had Danny out with us the other night for the first time in a long time (crowd cheers) that was nice, in the meantime we have the fabulous Charlie Giordano from the Sessions Band (crowd cheers) here´s to, uh, here´s to the end, hopefully, of eight years of magic tricks…”

22.03.08 Cincinnati, OH, intro to “Livin´ in the Future”
“Are we having fun yet? (crowd cheers) alright…this is a song called “Livin´ in the Future”…but it´s about what´s happening now…how along with all the things that we love about where we come from and our home, we´ve had to add to the American picture over the past eight years things like rendition and illegal wiretapping and the rolling-back of civil liberties…and, man, somebody´s looking for my passport!…now you may think that because of the color of your skin or your circumstance or your religion that these things don´t have a big effect on your life but they´re all assaults on our Constitution, which means they´re an attack on our very selves as Americans…but the mighty E Street Band is here tonight to do something about it (crowd cheers) we´re gonna sing about it!… that´ll show ´em…(?) Max, help me tell the story, man…”

22.03.08 Cincinnati, OH, intro to “The Promised Land”
“I can feel a new wind blowing out there…”

22.03.08 Cincinnati, OH, middle of “Glory Days”
“Hey Steve! (Steve: “Yeah, baby?”) what time is it now?…is it, uh, quitting time? (crowd cheers) is it going home time? (crowd cheers) is it sexy-time? (crowd cheers) no?…then, Stevie, all I wanna know is…is…what time is it?…(Steve: “(?) it´s, it´s, it´s Boss-time!”)…”

22.03.08 Cincinnati, OH, intro to “American Land”
“Thank you for coming out tonight! (crowd cheers) on your way out please remember the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks, they´re in the hall with us tonight, they´re on the frontline doing God´s work, helping the struggling citizens of Ohio, please remember the Second Harvest Foodbanks on your way out…
(…) Garry W.Tallent (crowd cheers) Little Steven (crowd cheers) Sister Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) the Iron Man, Mighty Max Weinberg (crowd cheers) Professor Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) Charlie Giordano in for Dan Federici (crowd cheers) Nils Lofgren (crowd cheers) and you wish you could be like him but you can´t: Clarence “Big Man” Clemons (crowd cheers) Cincinnati! (crowd cheers) Cincinnati! (crowd cheers) Cincinnati! (crowd cheers) you´ve just seen the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, earth-shocking, hard-rocking, booty-shaking, love-making, Viagra-taking, history-making, legendary (crowd: “E Street Band”)…”

22.03.08 Cincinnati, OH, after “American Land”
“Thank you, Cincinnati! (crowd cheers) we love you! remember the Second Harvest Foodbanks, we love you! thanks for a great night!…”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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